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Elevation Certificate The term 'Elevation Certificate' as it applies to the area of flooding can be defined as 'A certificate that verifies the elevation data of a structure on a given property relative to the ground level. The Elevation Certificate is used by local communities and builders to ensure compliance with local floodplain management ordinances and is also used by insurance agents and companies in the rating of flood insurance policies'.
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